Committee Specialist, Women and Equalities Committee
 

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Job Title: Committee Specialist, Women and Equalities Committee

Salary: £36,500 per annum

Salary Band: B1
Contract Type: Permanent

Number of Posts: 1

Hours: Full Time

Closing date: midnight on 3rd July 2016

 

The Role

 

The Women and Equalities Committee is responsible for holding the Government to account for its performance on equalities. The Committee scrutinises the policy, administration and expenditure of the Government Equalities Office and associated bodies.

 

Committee Specialists form part of a small committee team, working on a range of inquiries within the committee’s subject area to support the scrutiny of government. This includes organising evidence, preparing briefing material, writing draft Committee reports, and conducting analysis.

 

Specialists are expected to be knowledgeable about the committee’s subject area, which ranges across the protected characteristics in the Equality Act. As part of this, they are expected to develop and maintain relevant contacts and networks.

 

More information on the work of the Committee can be found on Twitter: @Commonswomequ or by visiting the Committee’s web page: http://www.parliament.uk/womenandequalities


 

The Person

 

    • Up to date relevant subject knowledge and the ability to rapidly acquire knowledge in sometimes unfamiliar areas relevant to the Committee.

     

    • Ability to research and collate material from a range of sources and to analyse it to develop well argued, evidence-based conclusions.

     

    • High-level written and oral communication skills, including the ability to explain complex information clearly, impartially and succinctly to a non-specialist audience.

     

    Benefits


     

    Annual leave starting at 28 days pro rata

    Interest-free season ticket loan

    Child care voucher scheme

    Discounted membership of the in-house gym

    All applications must be submitted on a House of Commons application form



    More information on the role can be found on the job description.pdf

    Payband
    B1
    Salary
    £36,500
    Payband/Salary
    B1 (£36,500)
    Contract Type
    Permanent
    Working Hours
    Full Time
    Vacancy Description
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    Job Title: Committee Specialist, Women and Equalities Committee

    Salary: £36,500 per annum

    Salary Band: B1
    Contract Type: Permanent

    Number of Posts: 1

    Hours: Full Time

    Closing date: midnight on 3rd July 2016

     

    The Role

     

    The Women and Equalities Committee is responsible for holding the Government to account for its performance on equalities. The Committee scrutinises the policy, administration and expenditure of the Government Equalities Office and associated bodies.

     

    Committee Specialists form part of a small committee team, working on a range of inquiries within the committee’s subject area to support the scrutiny of government. This includes organising evidence, preparing briefing material, writing draft Committee reports, and conducting analysis.

     

    Specialists are expected to be knowledgeable about the committee’s subject area, which ranges across the protected characteristics in the Equality Act. As part of this, they are expected to develop and maintain relevant contacts and networks.

     

    More information on the work of the Committee can be found on Twitter: @Commonswomequ or by visiting the Committee’s web page: http://www.parliament.uk/womenandequalities


     

    The Person

     

      • Up to date relevant subject knowledge and the ability to rapidly acquire knowledge in sometimes unfamiliar areas relevant to the Committee.

       

      • Ability to research and collate material from a range of sources and to analyse it to develop well argued, evidence-based conclusions.

       

      • High-level written and oral communication skills, including the ability to explain complex information clearly, impartially and succinctly to a non-specialist audience.

       

      Benefits


       

      Annual leave starting at 28 days pro rata

      Interest-free season ticket loan

      Child care voucher scheme

      Discounted membership of the in-house gym

      All applications must be submitted on a House of Commons application form



      More information on the role can be found on the job description.pdf